averted with 30-day extension of the continuing contract. this had potential to be, have a huge impact on the u.s. economy. strike by 14,000 long shoreman from maine all the way to the gulf coast. considering the fact of how manufacturing changed, decimateed outsourced to countries around the world. this would have been a profound impact. >> the number, the small number of the long shoreman were going to have a tremendous impact on the american economy and the whole country i hope. i think the president, if he needs to, as much as president obama and democrats hate the act and they hate to invoke blocking a strike for 90 days, president obama would have to do it if necessary and may have to in a month. >> kirsten, look. anybody that is going to -- we're in a very, very tenuous recovery right now.